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  • Z Machine

    Z Machine

    By Alex Wang and Daniel Oppenheimer, College of Natural Sciences
    Published: Aug. 5, 2012

    For the past few years astronomer Don Winget has been using the Z Machine, the world’s largest x-ray generator, to create white dwarf “star stuff” here on earth. When he put a photograph of the Z Machine up on the projector, in his Astronomy 301 course, it inspired fine arts student Leah Flippen to begin …

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      Wallace Tate said on Sept. 7, 2012 at 1:42 a.m.
      Don, I am overwhelmed. Michelangelo must have had you in mind when he painted the picture in the Sistine Chapel in Rome. It depicts the finger of God imparting a bit of Himself to mankind. He has given you a glimps of a tiny bit of His awesome universe not previousley seen. "The heavens declare the glory of God" (Psalm 19)
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      Johanna said on Aug. 21, 2012 at 9:22 p.m.
      THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS VIDEO. I am sharing it with all my friends who are Astro grad students, who are teachers/educators, and who are lovers of science.
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